You may disable the notification settings for all or selected courses you are enrolled in.

Step 1. Click on the Global Navigation Menu and select Settings:

Open Global Nav Menu

Step 2. Select Edit Notification Settings:

select edit notification settings in the open global nav menu

Step 3. Under Bulk Edit Notification Settings, select Courses I am taking.

select course I am teaching

Step 4. Click on the radio button to select all courses you are taking:


This option allows you to change the notification settings for all of your courses at once. You can select which notification types you want to receive and the method of delivery.

Step 5. Under Email, uncheck the email notification messages for items you do not wish to receive notifications.

Please note: By disabling all notifications you may not be alerted when your instructor makes changes to the course content, including the availability and due dates of assignment and assessments.

Step 6. Under Settings, remove the check mark for any notification that you do not wish to receive:

Step 7. Click on the Submit button.

Use the Send Email Tool

Step 1: Log in to Blackboard

Step 2: Select your course from the “My Courses” module in the center of the page

Step 3: Click on “Send Email” from the left hand course navigation   Send Email option on left hand navigation

Step 4: Select the appropriate list of user(s) All Users email option

Step 5: Enter subject and message

Step 6: Click on the Submit button


Hide Links on the Course Navigation Menu from Students

Step 1: Hover over a link in the left hand course navigation menu

Step 2: Click on the action link item that appears to the right of the link Graphic of action link item

Step 3: Select “Hide from Users” Hide Link option

Blackboard Quick Start Orientation for Faculty

This orientation briefly covers logging in, course to course navigation, navigation within your course, some tool overviews, and a couple how to’s within Blackboard Learn. This is an overview that will get you started in Blackboard, but not necessarily build expertise yet. We encourage you to view other tutorials on this site, as well as make use of the following resources available:

The 7 Training Courses you have already been enrolled in within Blackboard Learn

Blackboard Training Courses

Blackboard Embanet Support (24 hours/day, 7 days/week): 1-888-915-9535 or visit the online support site.

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